Elgrande Adds Top Tier Key Accounts: Origins (Estee & Evelyn

Elgrande Adds Top Tier Key Accounts:  Origins (Estee Lauder),
Crabtree & Evelyn and Coldwater Creek 
VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/24/05 --  Elgrande
International, Inc. (OTC BB: EGDE) specializing in importing,
marketing and distributing European-designed quality products,
continues to expand its key account roster with the additions of
Origins (Estee Lauder, Inc.), Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd., and Coldwater
Creek, Inc. 
Mr. Michael Holloran President and CEO commented, "Origins, Crabtree
& Evelyn and Coldwater Creek are 'best of category' companies that add
enormous diversity to our key account customer base. Being selected
as a supplier to these world renowned brands diversifies us into the
growing customer base for personal care and wellness products. The
demographics of their customers are exactly aligned with our target
markets. Elgrande's products are being combined with complementary
products from other manufacturers to produce unique gift packages
designed to highlight their brand identities. As a result of our
collaboration, we expand our distribution channels, gain tremendous
exposure and grow our market and sales. The quality, appeal and
mix-and-match potential of our product line makes this possible." 
Origins Natural Resources - Introduced in 1990, Origins Natural
Resources is the first Estee Lauder Company to address total
well-being with a complete collection of unconventional products that
go beyond the parameters of traditional personal care. Sales channels
consist of upscale department stores, specialty retailers, upscale
perfumeries and pharmacies, as well as freestanding company stores
and spas, stores on cruise ships, in-flight and duty free shops in
airports and cities, and the Internet. (www.ELcompanies.com) 
Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd. - International in scope, Crabtree & Evelyn
Ltd. sells to 40 countries and operates over 350 stores worldwide.
Their unique collections encompass bath and body care as well as home
fragrance, accessories and gourmet foods. (www.crabtree-evelyn.com) 
Coldwater Creek Inc. - Established in 1984 and operating 99 full line
stores in addition to catalogue and internet sales channels,
Coldwater Creek Inc. is a major retailer of women's apparel,
accessories and gifts. (www.coldwatercreek.com). 
About Elgrande International 
Elgrande International (www.elgrande.com) specializes in sourcing,
importing, marketing and distributing unique European-designed
quality products in the medium to high-end tabletop market. Their
products are exclusively produced for the North American home decor,
giftware and artware sectors. The Company has a North American sales
and distribution infrastructure that currently services approximately
650 customers with over 1,100 retail locations that include
independent retailers and national key accounts. Management has
structured a national network of 10 major giftware representatives
with showrooms in the principal US markets, supported by 128
professional sales representatives. 
This press release may include forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are based on
the Company's current expectations as to future events. However, the
forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this press
release might not occur, and actual results could differ materially
from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. 
Contact
Investor Relations:
Harvey Goralnick/Alison Hart
FOCUS Partners LLC
212-752-9445
egde@focuspartners.com 
Company:
invest@elgrande.com
800-900-8830
www.elgrande.com
 Provider ID: 05079529
 
 
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